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December 6, 1963

Mt. Vernon Register-News from Mt Vernon, Illinois · Page 5

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FRIDAY, DECEMBER 6, 1963 fHE REGISTER-NEWS — MT. VERNON, ILLINOIS $ MICKY IUU'.AK NEW YORK (AP)-Lnlox foam rubber, wifloly used loday for furniture cushions, pillows and mattresses, was accitlcntnlly discovered in 1928 by two EiiRlish scirnlisls who wore (rytn^ to mako bettor tires. Tho scientists were making tiro cords by cx- Imding latex rubber into a Rolling bath under pressure when the nozzle popped off the extruder. A bull of latex spurted into the ball) and foamed like shaving eream because of the pressure. The men refined tho process, K denied it and so founded a new duslry. KELL HOUSE & SPOUSE PROTECTOR Wilburn Davis 2600 lVrtwuv Office, 212-3770 Home 211-1(510 State Farm Ufa Insurance Company and Statu Farm Tiro and Casualty Company. Homo Oflices: Bloomington. Illinois. Mrs. Emma Leuty and son, Mcrschcl spent Thanksgiving with her daughter, Mrs. Audrey Leuty and family in Salem. Visitors in the Leuty home this week were, Mr. and Mrs. Roy Sledge of Mt. Vernon and Mrs. Murrel Harlow of Tuscoln. Mr. and Mrs. Loren Leuty and family of Belleville, Mr. and Mrs. Richard Mercer of Young and Mr. and Mrs. Dal Ferguson were Thanksgiving Day dinner guests with Mr. and Mrs. Herbert. Leuty. Miss Ruth Whitlock of Dix was a Thanksgiving Day dinner guest with the Lawrence McDaniel family. Afternoon visitors were Mr. and Mrs. Don McDaniel and Diana. Mr. and Mrs. Leslie Whitlock, Janice and Rodney of Kansas City, Mo., Ed Long and sons, Douglas and David, Ruth Whitlock, Gene McDaniel, Mr. and Mrs. Don McDaniel and Eddie Hooten were supper guests with Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence McDaniel, Saturday. The Kell Methodist church closed their revival Sunday night. Rev. Don Watson of Pennsylvania delivered the messages each night. Mr. and Mrs. Sam Worrall and son of Glendale and Mr. and Mrs. Frank Kell spent Thanksgiving with Mr. and Mrs. Ruben Bass. Mr. and Mrs. Marl Wallace and children of Antigo, Wis., visited Mr. and Mrs. Frank Kell Friday. Mr. and Mrs. Grant Teauge of Bell Fouche, S.D.. are spending this week with her brother i and family, Mr. and Mrs. Ai 1 OPTIMIST CLUB MT. WERHON' CHRISTMAS TREES IINIVRKSITY String Qiiartc the High School Auditorium. SOUTHERN ILLINOIS Monday night at 8:15 In and John Wharton (2nd Violin). There Is no admission charge, I (faculty-artists in residence) who will lie. featured on the Community-College Orchestra program next From left to right—Warren van Brnnkhorst (1st Violin), Thomas Hall (Viola), Peter Spurbeck (Cello), 9, LOT OPEN DECEMBER 1st W-G MOTORS USED CAR LOT Buy Your Christmas Tree Card NOW from a member of the Optimist Club or one of the boys who are selling. Proceeds will be used in civic youth work. BOOST LITTLE LEAGUE BASEBALL. llnir Whillock. They visited their niece, Mrs. Kioiso McDaniel, Monday afternoon. Our neighborhood was saddened by Ihe death this work of two men, who were horn and raised in the Kell community. Farris McDaniel died Thanksgiving Day as lie was returning home from visiting his sister. Funeral services for Mr. McDaniel were held Sunday at Union Chapel. Orville Tweed flier! in the Mt. Vernon Hospital Thurslay night. He had been in ill health for the past two years. Funeral services were held Monday at. Panther Fork church burial in Ihe adjoinining cemetery. Mr. and Mrs. Don McDaniel and Diana were Thanksgiving Day dinner guests with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Walters. The MYF of the Kell Methodist, church met at the home of Mrs. Chas. Mount, .Monday evening. . . . Mrs. Lawrence McDaniel, Cor. KIIIK DEATHS According to a U.S. national group of fire underwriters. 11.800 persons died in fires during 1962 and p r o p c r t y damage dollar losses rose to more than $1 billion. COMKOKTAKLK IN' CIU'IU II .JOHANNESBURG, S o u t h Africa (/Pi—An Anglican clergyman at Nelspruit, east of Johannesburg, have bracely confessed that in this country's frei|iienl hot weather he wears shorts, instead of the more customary black pants, under his cassock. Now the Rev. R. E. Taylor is encouraging members of his congregation to wear cool clothes on warm Sundays because he believes comfortably clad churchgoers can give more sincere attention to their devotions. The Dean of Johannesburg, the Rt. Rev. P. II. F. Barron, who supports Taylor, said: "Some of my congregation come to church in sports clothes. I'd rather ilicy came dressed like thai than not. come to church at all." The Johannesburg R a n d Daily Mail commented editorially that some churchgoers may have suspected that Taylor's practice is much more wide- i spread than is generally ac- 1 knowledged in ecclesiastical I circles, but said it is rare for a cleric to admit it. More About Year 2000 E 107 SO. TE NTH ST. MT. VEJSSSW OLD SPICE GIFTS FOR MEN & WOMEN 25-BULB OUTDOOR XMAS LITE SET $ 3 98 FABERGE GIFTS FOR MEN & WOMEN OPEN Sunday, Dec. 8th 9 A.M. TO 5 P.M. FRESH SUPPLY FANNIE MAY CANDIES CHRISTMAS CARDS HALLMARK $|00 Up GENUINE LEATHER | BILLFOLDS MEN'S OR LADIES' $250 Up DOCTOR'S PRESCRIPTION HERE! Our registered pharmacists work hand in hand with your doctor to protect your health. We fill his prescriptions with utmost precision. Full Line Rev Ion, Dana, Max Factor, Dorothy Gray, Lentheric USE OUR DRIVE-IN WINDOW —REAR OF STORE— CALL YOUR ORDER IN, IT WILL BE READY — NO WAITING. PARKER BROS. Monopoly MODERN SLIM BATH SCALES CHOICE OF COLORS 95 BY JOII.V \V. AIXKX Southern Illinois University Most <>l these columns have told of the beliefs, practices, incidents and individuals of the past. A few weeks ago one column in answer to a <|iies- lion. dared to predict, some of the changes that would he evident, in southern Illinois in the year 2000. I At about lite same lime several other individuals likewise donned their mantles and uttered prophecies. They, like this one. made little comment beyond that which applied to such things as could be seen as one drove along the highways. There certainly will be oilier changes in addition to those physically visible. These other changes will be fully as significant as most of those commented upon, perhaps more so. This is an attempt to look at changes not so readily visible. Quite a bit of enjoyment j comes from making prophecies.! With reasonable caution it. is] a safe pastime, particularly so if the would-be prophet is on the up side of seventy and sets a time for their fulfillment a lifetime ahead. By taking fiat precaution he also will not. he present and embarrassed or; have to explain that new fac- 1 tors upset Ids calculations. ' Since recorded history began.! most remembered prophecies have been associated with man's j religious beliefs and practices, j Perhaps it would be ,iusl as | well to begin this round of prophecies I here. , In an effort to live together; better, men now seem to be earnestly, deliberately and purposefully seeking to find, agree upon and accept certain basic beliefs, those upon which agreement can be reached. The ecumenical conference now being held in Rome by the Catholic Church, along with many interfaith councils and conferences of assorted groups, Christian, Jewish and otherwise, indicate a seeking for basic beliefs acceptable to all. This goal will never be fully attained but. progress will be notable and man will be the better for it in the year 2000. Also, it will make him more considerate of the earnest beliefs of others. * * * This writer, naive perhaps, believes that daily family worship will have increased and man will seek more diligently the help of his Maker. Religion will have become a greater unifying factor in family life, a kind of family bond. Music will have become a greater force in the life of people. Folk and popular music will retain their respective appeals. Folk music will have attained a more important place than if now holds, and will reflect the sentiments that arc tradition. Popular music will continue to reflect its time hut: will be bettor music. Truly great music, classical if you choose to call it so, will come to be better understood, and more appreciated and enjoyed. TV and a few Bernsteins will bring that, to pass. More persons will play instruments and be proud of their attainment. The population will include a larger proportion of older people. Life expectancy will have increased more than in any like period of history. Older persons will remain more active at some chosen task that may range from growing flowers, through painting pictures to "making things." * • * Schools will be better still in t:he year 2000. Eduentors will be spending less effort trying to find justification for tho sad fact that Johnnie can't read, and will be giving more effort to teaching him to do so. Effort to discover and develop latent possibilities and capacities of the physically handicapped and mentally retarded will have produced results only now being glimpsed. Some of us, looking backward a lifetime upon those considered 'simple' and others definitely crippled, are amazed at their attainments. This, despite tho fact that we didn't, have facilities nor know much about how lo help. Excepting a very small proportion, the handicapped and retarded will be contributors lo and not burdens upon society. By the year 2000 some recog­ nized institutions of learning will lie willing to confer a bachelor's degree upon a student with such a major as bricklaying, saw liling or concrete finishing. They may even include clothing alterations I tailoring) and shoe repairing. All of these a>'o necessary, valuable and very desirable skills that, can't, be learned in "nine easy lessons." Racial relationships will be greatly improved. Most of us, by then, will be fully willing to concede that the ability to un- 1 dersland our language and to] have skin pigmentation like! ours really are nol measures ol ! the man. A solemn memorial] parade of students from many i lands and races through 1bc streets of Carhoudalc while funeral services were being held for President. Kennedy in Washington was at least "a straw in the wind." This could go on. It would be great fun to stick aorund and see how badlv we missed it. Churches Push National Civil Rights Program Bim.rc-urcAOixt; MARCH | HARTFORD, Conn. </Pi— Pro -j testing rulings of the U.S. Su- 1 promo Court barring prescribed , Bible reading and prayer in pub- J lie schools, the southern New j England south organization of, the Assemblies of God plan a] march by 1.000 youths on the stale capilol here Nov. 'M\ un- j dor the theme, "Save the Bible | —Save our Nation." IIKU'KI) THE TUOVIM.KO NEW YORK (/P>--The American Foundation of Religion and Psychiatry, an intcrfaith agency, reports that in the last year it provided 27,000 hours of counseling service and guidance lo troubled men, women and children- -an average of •150 of them a week. H.Y (iKOKfiK KSI'KIt PHILADELPHIA (AP) - The National Council of Churches pushed ahead today on several fronts for immediate civil rights action. Participants, observers and visitors at the triennial general [assembly set out for Washington j by bus lo urge I heir congress- j men lo sign a discharge petition i to free civil rights bills from the jllouse Rules Committee. The Sit) voting delegates remained behind to take up a resolution calling for complete desegregation ol churches and a message lo the churches which embraces civil rights among other things. The trip lo Washington was to j .support a resolution, adopted Thursday by an overwhelming | voice vote, calling on Congress i to pass the civil rights legislation quickly and to use the discharge petition, a rare parlia- . menlary maneuver, if neces- • sary. I A council official said partici- ; pants were going ahead with the | trip despite assurances by Rep. jl toward W. Smith, D-Va., chair- jman of the Rules Committee, of [ action on the bills next month, j House Democratic leaders 'have said they will introduce ! Ihe discharge petition Monday. Signatures of 21S congressmen would he needed to by-pass the committee. The council's second civil rights resolution called on the churches specifically to declare open membership, lo engage in interracial activities wtih other churches, and to inquire about Ihe policies o f companies and enterprises with which churches do business. The council is the cooperative federation of 'M Protestant and Eastern Orthodox denominations with a total of 10 million members in the United States. The assembly ends Saturday. 1. JHOIJ ton Ml« 95 other Jarmani 9.95-16.75 .'-"lojwji Present with a future JARMAN HAND SEWN SLIP-ON This genuine moccasin slip-on is quite an improvement over the original Indian version! Made for miles of comfortable walking; styles for distinction and good looks, with that intangible bit of quality which comes only from fine hand craftsmanship. Easy-to- shine upper leather has a polished look that rivals genuine cordovan. Give him a pair for Christmas—only $12.95. Give the gift with the gay gold bow •tores for men and young men 120 S. 9th Mt Vernon, III. Dial 242-1161 Open your 1964 Cflnalb NOW! 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